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millions of people grapple today with the impact of superstorm sandy. the extent of the damage still not known. on this day after. >> the death count is now at 38. with the potential to climb. the storm's punishing winds and rain knocked out power to more than 8 million people in 20 states. in new jersey, water flowing over a levee led to the evacuation of hundreds of people. and new york, the city tt never sleeps is just now waking up after a night and day in the dark. >> new york's mayor referred to the storm as devastating. though the worst has passed now, we're still feeling some of the impact. this wall of clouds, shot by chopper 4 over rockville today. >> veronica johnson is in our weather center with the very latest. >> sandy has weakened but it is not quite done with us yet. we're seeing creeks, streams, rivers, all rise. coming up in a couple moments, we'll talk about the specifics of which ones, where, and how cold it will get tonight. >> in new york, flooding surpassed what forecasters predicted in a worst-case scenario. jay gray is live with a look at the damage thr
into virginia, mitt romney, who softened his attack during the wake of superstorm sandy, had more to say. >> you will see high levels of unemployment continue and stalled wage growth, if any at all. >> reporter: and mr. romney mocked mr. obama for this proposal he outlined earlier. >> i said i want to consolidate the government agencies, we should have one secretary of business, instead of nine different departments. >> we don't need the secretary of business to understand business. we need a president who understands business. and i do. >> reporter: this afternoon in richmond, mr. romney called on supporters to give to the red cross but was interrupted by protesters. >> that is what caused this monster storm. >> reporter: at the center of the response to the storm, new york city's mayor michael bloomberg said that climate change contributed to the storm, and endorsed mr. obama as the best candidate to tackle the climate change, saying he could still inspire the hope he did four years ago, despite what mr. bloomberg called a disappointing term. and brian there is still one significant event, tom
much concern. as far as the storm, what's left of superstorm sandy, still in quebec. four or five days ago it made landfall. still linger gerg. both of these storms are dragging a lot of cold air through the power outage zone. it's been too difficult to stay in your houses with temperatures in the 40s and 50s. middle of the country, much of the nation not looking at any travel trouble today. that's a look at the national forecast. now here's a look at the weather outside your window. plenty of sun shooin areas like memphis, tennessee and oklahoma city. beautiful weather for this november. anywhere near the lakes you're dealing with lake effects showers. areas like cleveland, 43. so, once again, yes, the next storm will move up the mid-atlantic through the northeast. mostly it will be all rain. the waves will be the only issue because there's no protection for any structure. >> cleanup efforts, just a pain. >> yes, it'll set everyone back by about a day. >> bill, thanks so much. >>> this weekend marks the final stretch a very long campaign. >> and after all that we've been through toget
the last few days hampered by the superstorm sandy, getting more machines in place. adding more chairs for senior citizens. and extending hours to 9:00 p.m. to accommodate more voters. >> it took about 10 or 12 minutes to wait, and the voting is really fast. >> have a wonderful day. >> reporter: in columbia heights, there were more machines and more staff, and no long lines thursday in this culturally diverse section of washington. ward 1 council member jim graham was furious on saturday when he saw the long lines and limited voting machines. >> i kept asking, you know, you've got the machines, don't you? yes, they did have the machines. and yet they hadn't made them available. >> a list of voting places is on our website, nbcwashington.com. search early voting. it was so much better today. >> good. the process needs to get smooth. >> you have to be prepared for citywide voting. >> you want to wait indoors in a long line. it was chilly out there. >> real chilly out there. average high temperature 63 degrees. it makes for a beautiful fall afternoon. 52 and cloud cover with sprinkles. ma
a lot of uncertainty in new york city following the devastation from superstorm sandy. >> at the same time we're also hearing stories of human kindness. tonight on "rock center" with brian williams, we'll see how "30 rock" star alec baldwin is helping his neighbors. natalie morales has the story. >> reporter: after sandy struck much of the lower part of manhattan, it was plunged into darkness. alec baldwin and his wife moved to a hotel to weather the storm. but soon returned to their apartment to help their neighbors. >> in the building we live in, which is a 12-story building with a pent house, in the village they have a lot of elderly people, with no elevator service. as you can see, there's no power here in the east village anywhere. so in our building, you can assume that people who were elderly can't go up and down the stairs to get meals, water, any prescriptions. even if they could get them. walk their dogs. so we volunteered to come today to stand by for a couple of hours, especially during the mealtime, and see if we could be of any help to them. we left to go to a hotel, bec
at the site in the wake of the superstorm sandy. like other parts of the city the 14-acre aquarium flooded, lost electricity. the staff has been working to restore the filtration systems necessary to keep those animals alive. there isn't enough electricity to keep all of the exhibits and the holding tanks going. so if the full power isn't back up in a couple of days, they may have to relocate those creatures to other aquariums for the time being. the coney island aquarium, it is home to some 12,000 marine animals. and that includes walruses. sharks. and penguins. if you just don't think about the breadth of this emergency and what some people have to contend with. >>> so who pays for repairs to your car if a tree falls and hits it? what about if a tree falls between your yard and your neighbor's yard? and if your appliances were flooded by sandy, can they be salvaged or are they a total loss? liz crenshaw joins us now with a special edition of "ask liz." busy end of the week here. the important questions. our first one has to do with damage to your car from a tree. so liz, who pays for the
this tight race, we have inically mat weather bearing down on the east coast. hurricane sandy, a superstorm. it could affect 50 million people along the east coast. we have all of this covered including the political ramifications of the storm in the coming days. we are nine days to go until the election. i want to go live first to asbury bark on the new jersey shore where we go through the latest, including what you were talking about. we could see the aftereffects through election day. >> exactly, david. this is a monster storm. right now, it's about 260 miles south-southeast of cape hatteras but it's also 395 miles east of new york city. it is a sprawling system. tropical force winds extend out 500 miles from the center of the storm. this is 1,000 miles in diameter. it's making its way along the coast. right now, it's a category 1 storm. it's going to parallel the coast for 24 hours. late monday night, early tuesday morning, the path of the storm brings it on shore in central coastal new jersey. the worst part of the storm is the northeast quadrant. that northeast quadrant, if it follows
it the best october for the industry since 2007. analysts say monday's superstorm on the east coast likely led to the loss of about 100,000 vehicles. dealers should be able to make that up this month. and sandy may have been very bad news for homeowners, but it's bringing some good news to the residential construction sector. "the new york times" reports construction companies will be getting a lot of business. flood waters are pumped out of the neighborhood, power lines are restored and roads are clear of debris. they'll also be able to hire lots of workers. many of whom have been idle due to the housing slump over the past five years. guys, it's interesting to note that lumber futures on the chicago mercantile exchange soared yesterday. the trade there is framing lumber used mainly in home construction. >> thank you. >>> sam's club is helping recharge those left in the dark by sandy, a total of 18 sam's clubs in five states including maryland are now open to members and nonmembers. the locations serving as power recharging stations, offering extra power outlets for free recharging of persona
back on holiday shopping. >>> we're learning the dollar amount put on sandy is going up. we are live with that story and more news for your money. >> good morning, aaron. damage estimates from this week's superstorm are rising. equicat, a risk modeling firm say economic losses could total $30 billion to $50, versus initial estimates of $10 billion to $20 billion. this due so the flooding of subway systems and tunnels and loss of business due to the extensive power outages. equicat says new york state will bear a third of the cost. new jersey 30%, pennsylvania, 20%. and other states, 16%. the company says various forms of insurance should cover about $10 billion to $20 billion on the cost. and paypal is joining target, walmart and other big retailers offering to match any price. the payment service says if you buy anything for the holidays using paypal and see it for less elsewhere, paypal will reimburse the difference up to $1,000. this includes air travel. but, guys, a little work required. you must submit a refund form, or an original printed ad. back to you. >> thank you very much
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hurricane sandy. a series of fires broke out in one hard-hit shore town. at heat 55 deaths are now blamed on the east coast superstorm. thousands of people are stranded in their homes forcing some rescuers to take to the air. more than 6 million utility customers are still without power today. in new york city, commuters still had no subway or train service and schools were closed for three days. signs of hope as the new york stock exchange reopens this morning and limited air travel resumes at jfk and newark liberty international airport. after putting his campaign on hold for the hurricane, republican mitt romney resumes a full schedule today with three stops in florida. on friday he'll join running mate congressman paul ryan for a big rally in ohio. both campaigns are also unleashing a blizzard of final week tv ads to sway undecided voters in key swing states. >>> yet another shark attack in california, but unlike last week's victim the 25-year-old surfer bitten on tuesday has survived. he's been hospitalized and is in fair condition. fellow surfers helped rescue the man who was suffer
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